LEAP! Pre-Release

Posted by on Aug 18, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
LEAP! Pre-Release

The Weinstein Company invites ASIFA Members and their Families (Member +3) to a Pre-Release Screening of LEAP! 11-year-old orphan, Félicie has one dream – to go to Paris and become a dancer. Her best friend Victor, has a dream of his own – to become a famous inventor. In a leap of faith, Victor and […]

2D Animators Wanted!

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2D Animators Wanted!

MULTIPLE JOB OPENINGS: 2D CHARACTER DESIGNERS 8/15/17 Start Date within September   Late Night Cartoons, Inc is looking to immediately fill positions for 2D CHARACTER DESIGNERS for an adult half-hour comedy series with an emphasis on political satire. The production is fast paced with quick turnarounds and will last approximately 5 to 6 months.   […]

“Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure” at 40

Posted by on Jul 31, 2017 in Feature Articles, Industry Events | No Comments
“Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure” at 40

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the release of Richard Williams’s lavish—and in some ways landmark—feature-length animated confection Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure (1977). The ambitious film, which initially received mixed reviews and tepid box office, has nonetheless been celebrated and regarded with affection by viewers who grew up with broadcasts on CBS […]

Queer Animation: From A to Z

Posted by on Jun 30, 2017 in ASIFA Events | No Comments
Queer Animation: From A to Z

Thank you everyone for coming out!  Last night was the first “Queer Animation” screening, showcasing LGBTQ+ films “from A to Z.”   Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgenders, Queers, Asexuals, Intersex, Questioning, even Demisexuals… they all make films too!  Celebrate Pride month with “Queer Animation: From A to Z”!   A selection of short films from the […]

Manhattan Bridge Animation: Masstransiscope

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Manhattan Bridge Animation: Masstransiscope

By Iemi Hernandez-Kim When I was a teenager, I’d take the Q into the city for after school activities. Right before the train swept onto the Manhattan bridge, there’ll be an animation on my right side. Shapes! Colors!! Rocket ship!!! This led my way into the mayhem of Manhattan.    So, I decided to ask […]

Boom Snap Clap, Animation from Norway

Posted by on Jun 8, 2017 in ASIFA Events | No Comments
Boom Snap Clap, Animation from Norway

“Odd is an Egg” and Whoopi Goldberg at the TriBeCa Film Festival One does not simply walk into the TriBeCa Film Festival, as I found out approaching the School of Visual Arts theatre in Manhattan on April 22nd, 2017.  A bustling crowd stood around a pop-up red carpet and lines stretched down the block. “Well, […]

The 48th Annual ASIFA East Awards, Special Thanks!

The 48th Annual ASIFA East Awards, Special Thanks!

On Sunday, May 21st, ASIFA East hosted our 48th annual animated film awards at Parsons, The New School for Design, for a lively and excited audience. The films this year were exceptional and many of the filmmakers were in attendance to receive their prizes and praise in person from the local ASIFA East community. Thanks […]

ASIFA East 2017 Winners!

Posted by on May 21, 2017 in ASIFA-East Animated Film Festival | No Comments
ASIFA East 2017 Winners!

Best In Show Cage by Pengpeng Du     Independent Film Category 1st Place – Cop Dog by Bill Plympton     2nd Place – Pittari by Pat Smith   3rd Place – The Snow Girl by Mixtape Club   Craft Awards Animation – Skeletons Adult Swim Bumper 2016 by Rachel Gitlevitch   Design – And The […]

ASIFA-East Awards Show 2017

ASIFA-East Awards Show 2017

Stop working and come to the 48th Annual ASIFA East Animation Awards Ceremony! Awards will be presented, bashful thank you’s recorded, winning films screened, and a lively reception will follow. This event is organized by ASIFA East in collaboration with New School’s Parson’s School of Art Media and Technology.   Sunday May 21st, 2017 Tishman […]

Norwegian Animation Spotlight!

Posted by on Apr 19, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Norwegian Animation Spotlight!

ASIFA-East and the Norwegian Consulate General are proud to present a spotlight on Norwegian Animation!  Click for ASIFA Event listing! This year Odd Is An Egg by Kristin Ulseth is being screened as part of the TriBeCa Film Festival, and is produced through Norway’s largest and most prominent animation studio, Qvisten Animation. It is just one of several international “Animated Shorts: […]